Fellowship overview

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country's economic, social and research-based growth.

The objective of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program is to:

Scope

70 fellowships are awarded annuallyFootnote 1;
a total of up to 140 awards are active at any time.

Fellowships are distributed equally among:

Value

$70,000 per year (taxable)

Duration

2 years (non-renewable)

Timelines

April – September

Applicants seek endorsement from host institution to apply, prepare and submit application (institutions may have internal deadlines).

September 21, 2016
(20:00 EDT)

Deadline for complete application submission

October to December 2016

Evaluation of applications

Early February, 2017

Anticipated announcement of results

April to October 2017

Payments begin

Features

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program is unique in its emphasis on the synergy between the following:

An applicant to the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program must complete their application in full collaboration with the proposed host institution.

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